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'Daily Voting News' For December 03, 2008

'Daily Voting News' For December 03, 2008


Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Here is the news for the day. ...

  • National: EAC Seeking Public Input on '08 Election LINK
  • National: EAC Chair Rodriguez Seeks Public Input on December Meeting LINK
  • Overseas Voting: Outside Applicants Urged for Aid Office [FVAP] LINK
  • California: Editorial: Recount option must be available in all close races LINK
  • Colorado: Expert advocates paper ballots for future elections LINK
  • Colorado: Paper ballots touted as most secure LINK
  • Connecticut: Errors found in town’s first vote audit LINK
  • Connecticut: Hamden - Errors found in town's first vote audit LINK
  • Georgia: Database error delays voters during runoff LINK
  • Georgia: Lawyer: Georgia’s voter photo ID law discriminates LINK
  • Michigan: Michigan House panel OKs bill to open polls early
    Proposal would have polls open three days before Election Day. LINK
  • Minnesota: Senate recount: Pendulum swings to Franken
    The Democrat gained from a cache of found ballots in Ramsey County, along with a decision on rejected absentee votes. LINK
  • Minnesota: Franken Leads Coleman in Minn. Recount, Campaign Attorney Says LINK
  • Minnesota: Franken campaign to withdraw 633 ballot challenges LINK
  • Ohio: Senate pursues quick action on election reform
    Bill would do what Brunner's summit warned against: rush changes into law LINK
  • Ohio: Lawmakers Spar Over GOP Elections Proposal LINK
  • South Carolina: NAACP initiates public discussion on voting issues LINK
  • Texas: Texas Dems sue over Dallas County's e-vote tally in key runoff LINK
  • Texas: Dallas County hires lawyers to fight House 105 recount suit LINK
  • Vermont: State conducts random vote audit LINK
  • West Virginia: Elections chief applauds election performance LINK
  • Washington: Spokane County - 6th District recount going smoothly LINK
  • Washington: Spokane County - Recount under way in 6th District legislative contest LINK
  • West Virginia: Opinion - Voting Machines: The next chapter LINK

  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

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    John Gideon
    Co-Executive Director
    VotersUnite.Org
    www.votersunite.org

    "To encourage citizen ownership of transparent, participatory
    democracy." The Creekside Declaration March 22, 2008

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